08 Dec 2015
December 8, 2015

Proposals for COP 21

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By J.Rome Chastanet This French document has been submitted during the COP21   read more →

  The WFSW condemns the horrible attacks, the veritable massacres for which the ISIL (Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, also called “Daesh”) has claimed credit. In a few weeks, from Ankara to Paris, as well as Sharm-el-Sheik and Beirut, victims number in the hundreds. The WFSW shares the emotion that has swept the.. read more →

By Frederico Cravalho, Vice-President of WFSW Load the document In this post, F.Carvalho criticize the Call which proposes freezing fossil fuel extraction “by leaving untouched 80% of all existing fossil fuel reserves”. F. Carvalho supports the objectives of COP 21 to reduce CO2 emissions to reduce green house gas. But he considers that “The proposal.. read more →

By Frederico Carvalho This document was adopted by the WFSW 85th Executive Council Download the entire pdf post Looking back at the recent past, one could argue that the emergence of a collective consciousness about the social responsibility that comes with scientific knowledge is largely rooted in the prospects of the military use of “atomic.. read more →

On May 2015, before the meeting of  85th session of its  Executive Council, WFSW has organized a symposium on the theme: “The Solution for Energy , our Key to Survival” . Many documents produced are available on the site http://congresses.icmab.es/solving-for-energy-2015/ read more →

15 May 2015
May 15, 2015

On the climate coalition 21

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After discussing the challenges linked to the climate urgency concerning mankind and the planet, the WFSW urges dissemination and support for the proposals that it will put forward at the “CLIMATE 21 COALITION” (an international movement of citizens created in order to weigh upon the decisions of the COP 21) of which it is a.. read more →

15 May 2015
May 15, 2015

THE IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT

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The World Federation of Scientific Workers (WFSW) welcomes and enthusiastically endorses the historic agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran, the European Union and P5+1 (Five Permanent Members of the United Nations Security Council and Germany), “The Parameters for a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA)”, concluded on 2 April, 2015, in Lausanne, Switzerland; The WFSW takes.. read more →

For many decades, the dangers associated with the use of nuclear explosives in warfare have been a major concern of the World Federation of Scientific Workers. The design of nuclear weapons of increasing sophistication and yield, its production and stockpiling by a handful of states has been and is going on since the very first.. read more →

Appeal of the International Secretariat of the WFSW to the affiliated organisations Download pdf Document   UNESCO has just launched a “call for contributions for a revision” of the Recommendation concerning the condition of scientific workers adopted in 1974. From now until November 1, 2014 comments may be addressed to UNESCO, which will publish them… read more →

24 Sep 2014
September 24, 2014

Seminar “Science and Education”

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Following the holding of its 84th Executive Council, the WFSW organized a seminar on Science and Education. Several sub-themes were discussed : critical thinking and autonomy ; education or training ?; instead of “hard” sciences and nature in education ; appetite for these disciplines ; dissemination and sharing of knowledge in all social circles throughout.. read more →